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  1. viguera
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    This threw me for a loop... :)

    I was looking around and found an article from on Smarter Travel from back in 2003 talking about how you could go to milepoint.com to get discounts on resorts... then I thought "wait, what?" then I thought again and said "wait 2003? WTF?"

    http://www.smartertravel.com/travel-advice/Redeem-miles-stays-trains.html?id=12398

    So I hopped in the Way Back Machine and realized that milepoint used to be some kind of miles/points to cash service as far back as October 2000:

    http://web.archive.org/web/20010511055511/http://www.milepoint.com/

    Not sure if this was common knowledge, but it was news to me and I thought I would share. :)
     
  2. HaveMilesWillTravel
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    And look who was a senior advisor :)

    http://web.archive.org/web/20010405010116/http://www.milepoint.com/about/about.asp

    Randy Petersen – Senior Advisor
    Called “...the most influential frequent flier in America” by The Wall Street Journal, Randy Petersen is editor and publisher of InsideFlyer magazine, the category leader in publications for frequent travelers. He's also a regular speaker at business travel seminars and conferences around the globe and is often called upon by the industry itself for his comments, thoughts and suggestions about frequent traveler programs. Randy has also been named "One of the 25 Most Influential Executives in Business Travel Industry" by Business Travel News and as an expert on frequent flyer programs has appeared on CBS, NBC, ABC News Radio, Good Morning America, and European Business News. He is frequently quoted in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New York Times and more than 100 other newspapers and magazines including The London Telegraph, International Herald-Tribune and The South China Morning Post.
     
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